Is this the oldest map in Europe? Stone slab with markings made 4,000 years ago shows part of France

Is this the oldest map in Europe? Giant stone slab with markings etched 4,000 years ago depicts a region of France during the Bronze Age A stone slab forgotten for a century has been deemed the oldest map in Europe The stone slab dates back to some 4,000 years ago during the Bronze Age  It … Read more

Labour MP Claudia Webbe is ridiculed online after claim about map showing African colonies in 1884

A Labour MP has been left red-faced after claiming a map of colonial Africa ‘has been hidden from you all your life’ – despite it being taught in schools. Claudia Webbe triggered a Twitter storm when she posted a shot of the continent carved up between European empires in the 19th century. The Leicester East MP, … Read more

How many people are STILL furloughed in your area? ONS map reveals the areas where most are off work

How many people are STILL furloughed in your area? ONS map reveals the areas of the UK where most people have been off work in the latest lockdown By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 11:12 BST, 30 March 2021 | Updated: 11:24 BST, 30 March 2021 A new interactive map sheds new light … Read more

Ministers map out Liberty Steel rescue plan

The Government is preparing to trigger an emergency plan to save 5,000 British jobs in the event of a collapse of Sanjeev Gupta’s steel business.  Gupta, founder of Liberty Steel and its vast parent company GFG Alliance, wrote to Government officials on Thursday in a desperate bid to secure a £170million bailout from taxpayers.  Troubles … Read more

Geology experts map ‘hidden’ continent near Australia that sank 23m years ago

Mapping Zealandia: Scientists are exploring the sea floor off the coast of Australia in the hopes of unravelling the mystery of Earth’s ‘hidden’ eighth continent that sank into the sea 23 million years ago The ‘lost’ continent of Zealandia was first identified by geologists back in 2014 Australian and US experts mapped the depths across Zealandia’s … Read more

Drones drafted in to wage war on beach litter as council uses them to create real-time map of waste

Drones are drafted in to wage war on beach litter as local council uses eye-in-the-sky to create real-time map of waste hotspots  Drones are being used by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council The aim it to speed up the council’s response to rubbish left behind by visitors  The Daily Mail helping to launch Keep Britain … Read more

‘Map of Undiscovered Life’ reveals where unknown animals are likely to live on Earth

An interactive map has revealed where the 80 per cent of ‘undiscovered life’ not yet found on planet Earth is thought to be hiding, according to its developers. The world’s first ‘map of undiscovered life’ was created by scientists from Yale University and will help experts track unknown species ‘lurking in the shadows’. The work … Read more

Covid Europe: UK had highest excess death toll after first wave, interactive ONS map shows

Britain had the highest excess death toll in Europe last summer after the first wave, a study by the Office for National Statistics revealed today. The ONS report found the UK suffered 6.7 per cent more deaths than normal from the start of 2020 to the week ending June 26. Spain had the second-highest level (5.9 … Read more

Interactive Covid map reveals postcodes in England and Wales that have suffered the most deaths

An interactive map has revealed the areas in England and Wales hardest hit by coronavirus deaths – as official data showed monthly virus fatalities were down in February for the first time in six months. The graphic, provided by the Official for National Statistics, highlights how fatalities throughout the crisis have been concentrated in major cities, … Read more

Incredible map reveals details British dinosaurs on small tropical islands

A new map showing the location of a series of small tropical islands 200 million years ago in the area that is now Bristol sheds new light on how British dinosaurs lived.  University of Bristol researchers examined hundreds of pieces of data including historic literature describing the region as being like the Florida Everglades. The … Read more